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ARCHIVED – Allocation of Funds for Participation in the Public Hearing for NOVA Gas Transmission Ltd. – 2021 NGTL System Expansion Project

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The Board administers a Participant Funding Program (PFP), which provides financial assistance to individuals, Indigenous groups, landowners, and non-industry not-for-profit groups to facilitate public participation in certain project hearings and environmental assessments of designated projects.

On 18 May 2018, the National Energy Board announced $1,000,000 to assist individuals and groups with their participation in the hearing for the NGTL 2021 System Expansion project. The PFP received twenty-one applications requesting a total of $2,251,171. After reviewing the applications, the PFP recommended awarding $1,588,830 to twenty-one recipients. The Executive Vice President, Regulatory approved the recommendation. Indigenous groups account for 100% of the funding awarded.

Funding Awards
Applicant Amount awarded
Alexis Nakota Sioux Nation $80,000
Bearspaw First Nation $80,000
Blood Tribe (Kainai First Nation) $80,000
Cadotte Lake Metis $80,000
Chiniki First Nation $80,000
Driftpile Cree Nation $75,630
Duncan's First Nation $66,280
Ermineskin Cree Nation $80,000
Foothills First Nation $79,800
Horselake First Nation $65,475
Métis Nation of Alberta Region 3 $79,655
Nekaneet Cree Nation $77,460
O'Chiese First Nation $80,000
Piikani Nation $80,000
Saddle Lake Cree Nation $79,420
Samson Cree Nation $80,000
Siksika Nation $80,000
Sturgeon Lake Cree Nation $25,110
Tsuut'ina Nation $80,000
Wesley First Nation $80,000
Whitefish Lake (Goodfish) First Nation $80,000
Total $1,588,830
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